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TO THE KING.
I Most respectfully, and dutifully, lay at the feet of my Sovereign the Memoirs of a Life which has derived its happiest, as well as proudest passages, from His Royal condescension and patronage.
Your MAJESTY rules over millions of affectionate Subjects, all bound to bless your illustrious name for benefits, either conferred or secured; but, out of that multitude, not one heart can beat with a more fervent sense of obligation, than that of the very humble Individual who has been graciously permitted, thus publicly to subscribe himself,
Ever grateful, and dutiful
Subject and Servant,